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PRISONS. - Report with Minutes of Evidence Taken Before the Board of Inquiry Appointed to Inquire Into the General Management of the Gaols, Penal Establishments, and Lockups of the Colony of Queensland.

Brisbane, Govt Printer 1887. Foolscap, stitched as issued; lxxxii,307pp and four folding plans. Number scrawled on the title which is browned and the last plate a bit ragged but all there. ¶ The turning point of the prison system in Queensland, this commission brought new prisons, general reform and the Prisons Act of 1890. The evidence contains a wealth of useful and intriguing detail; the commission examined prisoners, turnkeys, warders, surgeons, police, magistrates, and an architect.
AUD 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 142 US$ 153.4 | £UK 123 | JP¥ 17096] Book number 8485

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